Bridgeport woman still displaced 6 months after Success Village fire

As News 12 reported, an older couple was killed in the fire.

Frank Recchia and Rose Shannon

Jan 14, 2024, 12:57 PM

Updated 192 days ago

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A Bridgeport grandmother remains without a home six months after it was destroyed by a fire.
Iris Teel, 65, has been displaced since July when a fire broke out at the Success Village Apartments.
As News 12 reported, an older couple was killed in the fire.
Teel has been staying at a hotel but tells News 12 her insurance has run out. She is unable to afford the hotel.
"Thank God I got out safe, you know? Even though I had to jump out of the window, I thank God I got out safe," says Teel.
A GoFundMe has been set up to pay for Teel's lodgings.


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